Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme... Read more
Is a good night’s sleep eluding you?
Tossing and turning the whole night through,
Drowsiness, fatigue, a lack of sleep,
There is more help than just counting sheep.
There are many factors that can cause sleep problems, and even more... Read more
It can be as frustrating as it is familiar: the achy tightness in your abdomen after you eat, or the sharp pain, bloating and distension you feel after a large meal--or any meal. With so many foods now composed of a multitude of ingredients, it can b... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
Scary fact. Last year 34 weight loss supplements were adulterated with sibutramine which is banned and can cause heart attacks and strokes. Do you guys really want to play Russian roulette with these miracle pills?... Read more
Vitamins are classified as supplements and they're also unregulated. A lot of the pills are mega doses too...even too much of a good thing can be harmful. I think it's best to get your vitamins and minerals from food, whenever possible.... Read more
...dietary supplements are not regulated, so they pretty much get away with ask this. Alli...I don't think it's classified as a supplement, rather it's a medication. But, yeah, I wouldn't take that, either. It's not really effective, plus...... Read more
Shockingly, the majority of supplements do not even contain what the label lists as ingredients. Those that do...the amounts of things they claim to contain are usually wrong. There have been scientific studies that have showed this....... Read more
Kellogg's new Fiber Plus Antioxidants bars and cereals list Chicory Root Powder as the #1 ingredient. This is a common form of inulin which can cause SEVERE gastic distress and is NOT thought to be a good substitute for natural fiber. 40 15 234... Read more
About three years ago, a friend and I were at a natural foods store in the vitamins aisle. I needed more calcium and magnesium, which I take upon my doctor's recommendation to alleviate premenstrual mood swings. While my friend perused the multivitam... Read more
Studies over the last two decades have revealed ways to chemically alter naturally digestible starches. The chemical modifications introduce bonds that make them non-digestible by human enzymes in the digestive tract. Benefits of the newly manufactur... Read more
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